Take the 2012 Academy Member Poll

July 17, 2012
Don’t miss the opportunity to provide feedback on the Academy’s value, brand, and image. The first email invitation and link was sent to you on Tuesday, July 10 (from the survey research vendor: survey-noreply@smo.surveymonkey.com On Behalf Of sbowman@thehaefergroup.com via surveymonkey.com). The survey closes COB on Friday, July 20. A reminder email with a link to the confidential survey was sent on Tuesday, July 17, to Academy members who have not yet taken the survey.

Contingencies, September/October 2018

September 04, 2018
In the September/October Contingencies, the cover story, “A Policy for Fluffy,” explores pet insurance, which currently occupies only a relatively small niche of the marketplace—but many observers believe it’s poised for big growth in the United States.

Alternatives for Pension Cost Recognition

September 24, 2018
Pension Committee practice note covering topics related to the implementation of the spot rate approach to determining benefit obligations, service cost, and interest cost under accounting standards and other granular approaches.

Valuing Benefits Payable As A Lump Sum

September 21, 2018
Pension Committee exposure draft of practice note on current and emerging practices in the development of liabilities and cost estimates for pension plans with benefits paid as a lump sum. The comment deadline for this exposure draft is November 15, 2018.

This Week: Annual Meeting Hotel Room Block Closing Soon; Petition Update; P/C Policy Webinar Next Week

September 21, 2018
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication.

Update On Petition To Change Rules Governing Participation Of Guests At Academy Committee Meetings

September 21, 2018
As discussed in the August Actuarial Update, some Academy members have been asked to sign a petition in support of a membership vote on changing the Academy’s rules governing the participation of guests in meetings of the Actuarial Standards Board and of the Academy’s various committees. A petition was presented on September 13, which the Academy has reviewed and determined is insufficient to trigger a membership vote for three principal reasons.

Solvency Committee Submits Comments to NAIC on Group Capital Calculation

September 20, 2018
The Solvency Committee submitted comments to the NAIC's Group Capital Calculation (E) Working Group on scope and non-insurance testing.

Capitol Forum Series: Updating CBO’s Health Insurance Simulation Model

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Get an inside look at the Health Insurance Simulation Model and how it is being updated.
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October 25, 2018

Casualty Quarterly, Fall 2018

September 20, 2018
In the Fall Casualty Quarterly, Travel Insurance Task Force Chairperson Daniel Roth does a Q&A on the task force’s new travel insurance monograph. Also in this issue, the Academy presented at the Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar and at a Capitol Hill cybersecurity panel, and the latest state and federal legislative and regulatory activity.

The ACA is in serious legal jeopardy, experts say. What would striking down the law mean today?

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September 13, 2018
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